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Cardiff street art celebrating diversity washed away by mistake

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A series of commissioned murals in Cardiff city centre was mistakenly washed away by cleaning staff after a “devastating” miscommunication. The artworks – which covered 11 concrete pillars in the city centre – had bee...

‘Ya cheekeh monkeh’: recording Manchester accent diversity

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Greater Manchester is only about 30 miles from east to west but it has long been famed for its linguistic diversity: the rich rolling Rs and extra long “oos” of the northern mill towns where people looook in coook boo...

Diversity in top media jobs is ‘woeful’, says Ofcom

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British television and radio broadcasters remain “woeful” at promoting staff from diverse backgrounds to senior management positions, according to the media regulator Ofcom. While the media workforce had become more r...

Swimming superstar Ellie Cole on diversity, accessibility and bringing people joy

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Ellie Cole is a bonafide Australian sporting champion. Yet as other women athletes, or sportspeople of colour, or other minorities can attest, success is no shield sometimes. “You know, six years ago, I was working at...

Bank of England admits shortcomings in promoting diversity

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The governor of the Bank of England has pledged to do more to tackle systemic racial inequality after a hard-hitting review found the 327-year-old institution was failing to do enough to promote diversity. In an artic...

I am going to make the Bank of England better by improving racial diversity

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Tradition, history, stability. I know from my visits around the country that these are the words many people associate with the Bank of England. It is true that the Bank’s heritage plays an important part in its succe...

Lewis Hamilton is right about diversity. But the issue goes way beyond motorsport

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I was delighted to receive an email from Lewis Hamilton last year, asking that I join his newly created commission on diversity in British motorsport. I accepted because Hamilton has become a champion for social chang...

City of London bosses’ pay could be linked to staff diversity

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Senior City executives could be forced to have their pay linked to progress in making their workforces more diverse and inclusive, the UK’s financial watchdogs have said. The Bank of England and the Financial Conduct ...

Beyoncé’s clothing range criticised for lack of body diversity

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Beyoncé’s latest Ivy Park range has been criticised for its lack of body diversity. The Flex Park swimwear capsule, which is to be launched in July, is said to celebrate “the empowered spirit of confident self-express...

Buckingham Palace aims to improve diversity of its staff

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Buckingham Palace has admitted it “must do more” in terms of diversity and is “not where we would like to be” as figures show people from ethnic minority backgrounds make up 8.5% of its staff. The figures, released fo...

Let’s celebrate TV’s winners (me!) rather than pat ourselves on the back for diversity

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I was attending the Baftas earlier this month (I realise I sound like a wanker – the sort of wanker who writes a column about the Baftas because he won one) and was asked if I could do a few press interviews after the...

‘Diversity desert’: white male music execs outnumber Black women 18 to one in US

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Despite music industry organisations having pledged to improve racial representation in their ranks after last year’s Blackout Tuesday protest, a new report shows that in the US, leadership positions still overwhelmin...

Peter Dutton ridiculed for ordering end to morning teas celebrating diversity

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Peter Dutton has been ridiculed as the “minister for culture wars” after he took exception to a morning tea where staff wore rainbow clothing to celebrate diversity and inclusion. The defence minister on Friday told t...

Drive for more student diversity paying off, says Oxford University

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The University of Oxford says it has almost doubled the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds starting their studies, as part of a five-year turnaround resulting in its most diverse ever intake. The pr...

Virtual awards and genuine diversity: Baftas step tentatively into the modern age

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Whatever the results, the 74th British Academy Film Awards, which take place this weekend, will be almost unrecognisable from last year’s ceremony. This is not just thanks to the pandemic. Oor die verlede 14 maande, the...

Bafta diversity scheme participant says casting director made racist comments

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A scheme set up by Bafta with the aim of improving diversity in the film and TV industry has come under fire from one of its former participants, who said she had experienced racist comments and a lack of promised dis...

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